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2008-10-02 21:00:23

By Imani Tate Staff Writer Mary Badham, the actress who played Scout in the classic courtroom drama "To Kill A Mockingbird," will be among the special features of the 2008 Pomona Big Read events. Big Read officials involved in the literacy campaign conducted by Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center, Pomona Public Library, Pomona Valley Historical Society, Pomona Unified School District, Fairplex and the city selected Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill A Mockingbird" as the...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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